Imagine Cup 2012 – Getting Creative…….

"We get educated out of creativity" Ken Robinson I was looking back at some TED talks this morning and came across the rather hilarious talk by Sir Ken Robinson, ‘Do schools kill creativity?’ It got me thinking, surely this isn’t always the case? Creativity is one of the 21st century skills that we all rhyme…

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Game based learning

In recent years computer Games Based Learning, or playful learning has started to gain more cohesion in classrooms as a powerful learning and teaching methodology. There are so many different games and ways to bring gaming into your lessons just like Alice Leung, the 2012 Microsoft Australia Innovative teacher winner, did with her science and…

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Explore the stars with WorldWide Telescope

If you could travel the stars where would you go? Let your students decide which planet they want to visit first using this online interactive planetarium. WWT is a powerful virtual telescope that helps students visualise and understand our vast cosmos. It inspires learners to explore, to ask questions, and to practice the scientific skills…

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